Introduction.--The Indian reservation.--The Umatillas.--The story of the Bitter Root.--The Nez Perces.--The removal of the Poncas.--The Mission Indians.--Dividing the spoils.--Uncle Sam, trustee.--Conclusion ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Indians of North America -- Government relations, Indians, Treatment of -- United States
Begins with marriage and hardships of travel and life in the army including finances. Discusses visiting with Indians; enlisted men, officers and wives; lawlessness; housing; medical needs and care; and geography and scenery. Starts with complaints about the West and ends with a love of it. Covers California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and visits to Denver, St. Louis, Chicago and New York City ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Boyd, Orsemus Bronson, d. 1885, United States. Army, United States. Army. Cavalry, Cavalry -- West...
Sir Francis Drake revived. Calling upon this dull or effeminate age, to follow his noble steps for gold and silver [by Philip Nichols]--The world encompassed by Sir Francis Drake ... collected out of the notes of Master Francis Fletcher ... London, N. Bourne, 1652.--A summarie and true discourse of Sir Francis Drakes West-Indian voyage ... [by Walter Bigges] London, N. Bourne, 1652.--A full relation of another voyage into the West Indies, made by Sir Francis Drake ... London, N. Bourne, 1652 ( 1 reviews )
Bound with An essay on the proper rendering of the words elohim and theos into the Chinese language. / By William J. Boone ... Canton: Office of the Chinese Repository, 1848 ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Bible, Bible, Chinese language -- Semantics, God -- Name, Missions -- China
The passing of the buffalo.--The passing of the Indian.--The passing of the antelope.--The passing of the great trail herd.--The passing of the cowboy.--The passing of the cow-pony ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Frontier and pioneer life -- Southwest, New
Jul 30, 2011bySégur, Sophie, comtesse de, 1799-1874; Sterrett, Virginia Frances
A wonderful book with 5 timeless French fairy tales magnificently illustrated with 8 beautiful and dramatic full page color and many black and white drawings by Virginia Frances Sterrett. "Done when she was only 19 years of age, this was Sterrett's (Chicago born) first book, and she is often referred to as the 'female Kay Nielsen'." ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Fairy tales
The land of little rain.--Water trails of the Ceriso.--The scavengers.--The pocket hunter.--Shoshone land.--Jimville, a Bret Harte town.--My neighbor's field.--The Mesa trail.--The basket maker.--The streets of the mountains.--Water borders.--Other water borders.--Nurslings of the sky.--The little town of the grape vines ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Natural history -- California, California -- Description and travel